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News - January 21, 2011

This old house is a home

The Difani family has lived in the same house since 1896 and watched Palo Alto grow up

by Sue Dremann

The 19th-century Victorian gabled house on a quiet block of Kipling Street would fairly laugh if it could talk. Its interior walls have listened in on countless conversations, stories, loves and tribulations since Palo Alto's first barber, Willi Clinton Difani, had it built in 1896.

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